The Bridge of Central Massachusetts

  • Residential Counselor - Highland Ave (Fitchburg) - Sign on Bonus!

    Job Locations US-MA-Fitchburg
    ID
    2018-2766
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Residential
    Min
    USD $12.01/Hr.
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    The Bridge is a human service agency that provides counseling services to people facing challenges. This Department of Mental Health residential treatment program provides services to eight adults living with serious and persistent mental illness. The program is designed to foster recovery, to teach the skills necessary for individuals to live successfully in the community, and to transition to independent living. This program uses Illness Management and Recovery (IMR) as the primary treatment model and offers Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Supported Employment and Peer Support.  

     

    The Bridge provides excellent supervision (both individual and group), as well as various trainings in which to obtain CEU’s, and opportunities for advancement. The Bridge is an eligible employer for the Public Student Loan Forgiveness Program and provides tuition reimbursement for continuing education. 

    Responsibilities

    Residential Counselors provide support, guidance, advocacy, case management, and empowerment to the adults served in this community residential setting.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in a Social Services/Human Services related field preferred.
    • Reliable vehicle and valid driver’s license.
    • Must be 20 years of age. 
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Suite including Word.
    • First Aid, CPR, and MAP (Medication Administration Program) certified or certifiable.

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